Aug 11, 2020 / Livable Communities

6 reasons not to fast track the construction of Ontario’s new mega-highway

The Ontario government recently announced new measures to fast-track the environmental assessment for Highway 413, a proposed 400-series highway, also known as the GTA…Read More


Jul 13, 2020 / Climate Change / Livable Communities

Ontario's recovery plan may help developers but it won't help you

Premier Ford’s COVID-19 recovery plan is a big developer’s dream. Passing off a transparent repackaging of developers’ wish list as much-needed help in a…Read More


Jun 22, 2020 / Climate Change

Ontario’s Environment Plan is Failing – Again

The Made-In-Ontario Environment Plan is failing, again. This time it’s because the province is failing to reduce how much natural gas it burns. This…Read More


Jun 03, 2020 / Climate Change

How cleaner vehicles can bring big public health benefits and fight climate change

Public health studies show that people who live near roads and highways are exposed to a harmful amount of air pollution from cars, buses…Read More


Apr 21, 2020 / Climate Change

Why are Ontario’s Greenhouse Gas emissions going up instead of down?

We know that in order to fight climate change, Canada, and the world, needs to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Every spring, the federal…Read More


Jan 31, 2020 / Climate Change

Are big polluters getting a huge break in some provinces?

Big industrial polluters create a huge amount of Canada’s carbon emissions. The oil and gas industry alone is the single biggest source of polluting…Read More


Jan 15, 2020 / Climate Change

Pickering scare raises questions about the future of Ontario's electricity supply

Were you one of the millions of people who got a literal wake-up call on Sunday when your phone buzzed with a warning about…Read More


Dec 04, 2019 / Climate Change

Ontario’s Auditor General slams the province’s weak climate change plan

The Auditor General’s 2019 Annual Report confirms that Ontario’s climate change plan is too weak to meet its own emissions reduction targets and is…Read More


Nov 07, 2019 / Climate Change

30 groups call for Ontario to take serious action on climate change

November 7th, 2019 Dear Members of Provincial Parliament, Welcome back to the legislature. In the months you’ve been away, a lot has happened. An…Read More


Nov 06, 2019 / Climate Change

Instead of fighting carbon pricing, here are five better ways for Ontario to spend $30 million

Premier Ford isn’t giving up on his losing battle against carbon pricing, recently confirming that his government would continue to challenge the federal carbon…Read More